Inside York

York Pass FAQ


  • What are the benefits of The York Pass?
    The York Pass offers free entry to 38 Attractions in and beyond York . The York Pass eliminates the need for cash transactions at admission points.  You won’t need to carry around either cash or a calculator to keep track of your spending.

The FREE guidebook includes information on all the attractions, maps,a host of discount vouchers for evening entertainment and café & restaurant offers.


  • How much can I save with the York Pass?
    The more you see the more you save. You only need to visit as few as four attractions before you cover the cost of a 1-day pass.
  • Which York Pass offers the most savings?
    The three-day adult Pass offers the greatest value with savings of more than £50 per person.
  • Is there a discount for groups?
    We do not sell York Pass to Groups and would ask you to contact attractions directly for group prices


  • How much does a York Pass cost?
    See the prices page on this web site.
  • If I order online how do I receive The York Pass?
    Once purchased on line your York Pass voucher can be redeemed in York at the Visitor Information Centre.
  • Can I buy The York Pass when I am in York?
    Yes, you can buy the York Pass from both Visitor Information Centres, located on Museum
    Street or at the Railway Station.
  • How do you define a child York Pass?
    Children are aged between 5 and 16 years. Children under 5 years are free.
  • Is there a reduction for seniors/students?
    No, there is one price for adults.


  • How does my Pass work?
    You should present your York Pass at every attraction you visit. This way you enter without paying.
  • How does my pass become activated?
    Your pass becomes activated when you visit the first attraction.
  • Can I visit an attraction more than once?
    You cannot visit an attraction more than once.
  • Is the pass valid for 24 hours?
    No, the pass is only available for a calendar day.
    Two day passes are valid for consecutive days and three day passes can be used any three days over six after activation
  • What happens if I change the date of my trip to York?
    No problem, your York Pass is valid for a year. It is only activated when you use it.


Inside York Guide

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